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Grilled Steak and Fruit Tart

Test cook Dan Souza makes Julia perfect grill-smoked and herb-rubbed flat iron steaks, and then tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Bridget to a tasting of mascarpone. In the Equipment Corner, expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for tart pans, science expert Dan Souza explains the science of salting, and then test cook Elle Simone makes Bridget the ultimate fresh fruit tart.

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Updated Italian

Test cook Keith Dresser makes Bridget an updated recipe for an Italian staple: Chicken Piccata. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Julia to a tasting of unsalted butter, and science expert Dan Souza explains the science behind fat and temperature perception. Finally, Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to making the ultimate Chocolate Semifreddo.

  • 2019-06-25T03:30:00-07:00
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Italian Classics

In this episode, Julia and Bridget uncover the secrets to making the perfect Pane Francese at home, and equipment expert Adam Ried reviews his top pick for fine-mesh strainers. Then, test cook Erin McMurrer makes Bridget a foolproof recipe for an Italian classic: Chicken Vesuvio.

  • 2019-07-02T03:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD

New Flavors on the Grill

Hosts Bridget and Julia unlock the secrets to making the ultimate Vietnamese Grilled Pork Patties on the grill. Next, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for kitchen shears. Finally, Dan and Julia make a foolproof Japanese recipe on the grill: Grilled Steak and Scallion Rolls (Negimaki).

  • 2019-07-09T03:30:00-07:00
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Latin Summer Favorites

Test cook Lan Lam makes Bridget the ultimate Grilled Mojo-Marinated Skirt Steak. In the Equipment Corner, equipment expert Adam Ried reviews boning knives. Then, test cook Keith Dresser and host Julia reveal the secrets to the best Peruvian Ceviche recipe.

  • 2019-07-16T03:30:00-07:00
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Pork Two Ways

Test cook Becky Hays makes host Bridget Lancaster Perfect Pan-Seared Pork Tenderloin Steaks. Then, equipment expert Adam Ried reveals his top pick for air fryers, and test cook Dan Souza makes a show stopping Crispy Slow-Roasted Pork Belly for Julia.

  • 2019-07-23T03:30:00-07:00
    KCET-HD